Alice Armstrong

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Playing or sitting out of the Game?
The game is changing. Are students changing with it or being left behind? The game is beginning to change by little kids no older than 10 or 12. According to a study in 2012 presented in Alice Armstrong’s Technology in the Classroom: It’s Not a Matter of ‘If,’ but ‘When’ and ‘how’ one out of three middle school students use their phones for homework. The article “Technology in the Classroom: It 's Not a Matter of ‘If’, but ‘When’ and ‘How’ by Alice Armstrong suggests that students have a better chance to go into a STEMM class when using technology for class. One can better understand the issue of technology in the classroom through looking at “The School Bell Isn 't the Only Thing Ringing” from American Teacher, “Technology in the Classroom: It 's Not a Matter of ‘If’, but ‘When’ and ‘How’” by Alice Armstrong and “Cell Phones as Instructional Tools” by Kipp D. Rogers.
“The School Bell Isn’t the Only Thing Ringing” from American Teacher expands upon how technology specifically cell phones are revolutionizing the what children. Due to the introduction of technology new teaching styles and rules have to be introduced as well. in my experiences rules for cell phones
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“In the article Technology in the Classroom: It 's Not a Matter of ‘If’, but ‘When’ and ‘How’” Alice Armstrong describes how the different types of the technology is helping kids learn in school. This articles suggest that when technology is present in the classroom students who use the devices are more likely to be interested in STEMM classes. If students become more interested in STEMM than they have a chance to have better jobs and have a better. Alice says how students who use technological devices in classrooms are more interested in math and science. She backs this statement up by saying that using technology encourages the students to use the internet as a resource and also to work with other students engages the students in ways that textbooks and lectures
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